Content targeting a small-business audience

3 Business Owners Tell Their Secret to How They Grew Their Business Revenue

Revenue growth is a major goal of most businesses, but it’s easier said than done. There’s plenty of advice out there for small business owners on how to grow business revenue, but we wanted to ask the real experts — business owners who have been there, done that and actually boosted their revenue. Here are some real-life growth hacking tips that brought revenue success for these business owners.

Software help for managing your Airbnb

Managing a successful short-term rental requires hosts to wear many hats — entrepreneur, concierge, accountant, tax expert, reservations agent, staff manager, designer, web master, and more. It’s a lot to take on, especially for short-term rental hosts with busy bookings or more than one property. Luckily, busy hosts can get technological help with many of the tasks associated with running a short-term rental. Here are some features to look for when considering short-term rental software.

State sales tax websites: The good, the bad and the ugly - Avalara

When you’re a small business dealing with sales tax, you probably don’t have a tax expert on staff to tell you what you need to do to comply. It’s up to you to figure out the correct procedures for registration, filing, and paying taxes, not to mention making sure you are collecting sales tax in the right states and charging the right rates. And because every state has different rules, you have to do that for each and every state where you have sales. (Written on behalf of Scott Peterson, Vice President of U.S. Tax Policy and Government Relations for Avalara.)